Membership reports

This definitive guide explores salary trends in the environmental science sector, and provides a valuable guide to what salary you can expect or hope to achieve. The report looks at differences in...
The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) surveys its members annually to identify trends in how different services are valued and to gather members’ opinions on potential new future...
Find out more about the IES and our activities by reading the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2015. The 2015 Report features comment from our Chair, Honorary Secretary and CEO. Read about...
The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) surveys its members annually to identify trends in how different services are valued and to gather members’ opinions on potential new future...

Environmental Science Sector Reports

The IES is committed to promoting the crucial role of environmental science in society and an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. One of the most effective ways this can be...
This guide presents the current situation regarding parental leave and the statutory requirements for employers and acts as a best practice guide. The report provides recommendations for employers...
The IES is committed to promoting the crucial role of environmental science in society and an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. Influencing the European Union is one of the best...
An updated version of our 2012 publication, the purpose of this document is to bring together a list of available funding streams for research, careers or projects in the environmental sciences. This...

Guidance

Air quality professionals are frequently required to assess dust impacts from mineral sites, particularly as part of the planning process, and there is currently little government guidance on how...

Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) and the Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM) have produced this guidance to ensure that air quality is adequately considered in the land-use...

Odour is an issue that air quality professionals are frequently required to assess, particularly in respect to planning. Odour impacts may be assessed when considering a planning application  for...

Emissions of dust to air can occur during the preparation of the land (e.g. demolition, land clearing, and earth moving), and during construction. Emissions can vary substantially from...

Forthcoming publications

Quadrophilia: How division of power has helped the environment

This issue of the environmental SCIENTIST seeks to showcase some of the developments in environmental policy and regulation in the devolved regions.
Due to be published in November

Feeding the 9 billion

This issue of the environmental SCIENTIST explores issues in the food sector.
Due to be published in December

Poll

Which alternative source of animal protein would you eat?

Latest book review

The principal element of my first degree, when ecology was still a relatively new subject, was...